This attempt to call out a wedding photographer completely backfired

A wedding photographer captures the couple's first dance.
(Image credit: Angelo DeSantis/Getty)

Wedding photographers are used to all sorts of unreasonable demands from their clients, but this recent Facebook debacle reaches new heights of absurdity.

Florida-based photography company Clarence Simpson Photography recently got a taste of the surreal when a client posted a long, detailed review of their engagement and wedding shoots on an Orlando Facebook group. In the post, the client said they had cancelled a scheduled wedding shoot because of what they viewed as an excessive “amount of distortion in the background” of the images from their engagement photos.

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Jon Stapley

Jon is a freelance writer and journalist who covers photography, art, technology, and the intersection of all three. When he's not scouting out news on the latest gadgets, he likes to play around with film cameras that were manufactured before he was born. To that end, he never goes anywhere without his Olympus XA2, loaded with a fresh roll of Kodak (Gold 200 is the best, since you asked). Jon is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq, and has also written for in Digital Camera World, Black + White Photography Magazine, Photomonitor, Outdoor Photography, Shortlist and probably a few others he's forgetting.